The new DART South route includes stops at the Park at Westminster, Warrington Crossings, Grundy Hall, Doylestown Pointe Shopping Center, the Shops at Village Square, Wegman’s and the Creekview Center anchored by Target, Lowe’s and Amazon Fresh, among others.
Officials gathered Thursday morning for a grand opening ribbon cutting to relaunch the new DART system during a ceremony that was hosted by the Shops at Village Square. The celebration began at 11 a.m. at the Shops at Valley Square, Center Court area, located at 1501 Main Street, Warrington. Legislators, county and township officials joined BCT officials to speak and explain the benefits of the new DART South route to the community and its residents.
The DART System services residents of all ages at a cost of $1 per person, and free to persons 65+.
The Doylestown DART operates Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The weekday bus offers connections to commercial and residential locations, government offices, schools, Doylestown Hospital and other transit systems, including the train station. The Saturday service offers stops in the central business district of downtown Doylestown, Delaware Valley University and the Doylestown Shopping Center.
DART West, launched just before the pandemic, offers service to Business Route 202 on Butler Ave. through New Britain Borough, Chalfont Borough and New Britain Township out to County Line Road. The Dart West connects with the Doylestown Dart at Delaware Valley University allowing riders to access the bus route into the Doylestown area.
DART also provides service for community activities, including Doylestown Township’s Thompson Summer Concert Series and Discover Doylestown’s Arts Festival to name just a few.